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COMEDYTop 10;1) The Hangover (2009)2) The Lady Killers (1955)3) Easy A (2010)4) Other Guys (2010)5) Norbit (2007)6) Don‟t ...
COMEDY – CHARACTERSTypical characters in a Comedy film;-   Funny person/ not funny person (makes the funny person look eve...
COMEDY – TYPICAL SETTINGTypical setting for a comedy is;- Settings can be anywhere for a comedy film, however some setting...
COMEDY – NARRATIVE THEMEYou can‟t always predict what narrative theme will go through the film, they‟re all   different du...
COMEDY – ICONOGRAPHY/PROPSProps used in comedies can be;-   Water pistol-   Balloons-   And clowns
COMEDY – ENIGMA CODESQuestion’s the audience may ask themselves;-   “why are they going to do that for?”-   “how are they ...
COMEDY - HISTORYThe comedy films industry has had a history way back to 19th century, from   classics such as watering the...
COMEDY – WHAT YOU SEE IN THE FILMIn a comedy film, you generally see;-   People messing around/ having fun-   Someone taki...
COMEDY - IDEOLOGYPeople’s attitudes, values and beliefs about a Comedy are;-   To be entertained-   To be able to relax wh...
CRIME + GANGSTERTop 10;1) Get Carter (1971)2) The Long Good Friday (1980‟s)3) Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels (1988)4)...
CRIME AND GANGSTER – CHARACTERSTypes of characters that are in Crime and Gangster movies are;-   Gangsters-   MOBs-   Drug...
CRIME AND GANGSTER – TYPICAL SETTINGTypical settings in a Crime and Gangster movie may include;-   Office-   Big house/ ma...
CRIME AND GANGSTER – NARRATIVE THEME’STypical narrative theme‟s may include;-   Life of crime-   Gang bank robber-   Raise...
CRIME AND GANGSTER – ICONOGRAPHY/PROPSTypical props used in Crime and Gangster films are;-   Guns-   Cars-   Drugs-   Weap...
CRIME AND GANGSTER – ENIGMA CODESQuestions the audience may ask themselves;-   How are they going to kill them?-   What is...
CRIME AND GANGSTER - HISTORYLights of New York (1928) – young boy getting conned – cop-killing gangster.The Musketeers of ...
CRIME AND GANGSTER – WHAT YOU SEE IN MOVIESWhat you would normally see in Crime and Gangster movies;-   Fast Cars-   Piles...
CRIME AND GANGSTER - IDEOLOGY-   “Crime doesn‟t pay”-   “Pursuit of the American Dream”-   Success and wealth-   Doomed to...
DRAMATop 10;1) The Shawshank Redemption (1994)2) The Godfather (1972)3) The Godfather: Part 2 (1974)4) 12 Angry Men (1957)...
DRAMA – CHARACTERSTypes of characters in a drama are;-   Police-   Teenagers-   Forensic scientists-   The „innocent one‟-...
DRAMA – TYPICAL SETTINGTypes of settings in a Drama;-   Western Opera-   Hospital/ doctors surgery-   Gambling/ casino-   ...
DRAMA – NARRATIVE THEMETypical narrative theme‟s that run through drama‟s are;-   Somebody slowly dying-   Somebody gettin...
DRAMA – ICONOGRAPHY/PROPSTypical props that would be used in a drama are;-   Police cars-   Ambulance-   Blue Lights
DRAMA – ENIGMA CODESEnigma codes that may be used in a drama are;-   What keeps the audience attached-   What‟s going to h...
DRAMA - HISTORY-   10,000BC (2008) – dramatic – tribes – nothing to be known as some    God.-   Asian Drama – Development ...
DRAMA – WHAT YOU SEE IN THE MOVIESTypical things you may see in a drama movie;-   Action-   Suspense-   Emergency Services
DRAMA - IDEOLOGYPeople‟s attitudes, values and belief‟s in drama are;-   They expect there to be action-   They expect the...
TEENTop 10;1) Fame (1980)2) Dirty Dancing (1987)3) Hairspray (1988)4) American Pie (1999)5) Romeo + Juliet (1996)6) The Ho...
TEEN – CHARACTERSIn a typical Teen film, you will normally see these types of characters;-   The jock/ cheerleader-   The ...
TEEN – TYPICAL SETTINGIn a Teen film, a typical setting would normally be;-   School – prom, canteen-   Shopping mall-   B...
TEEN – NARRATIVEIn a typical Teen film focus on;-   Teen issues (giving them something to relate to and to make sense of t...
TEEN – ICONOGRAPHY/PROPSTypical Teen props;-   Mobile Phone-   Cars-   Latest Technology (Laptops, MP3‟s etc)
TEEN – ENIGMA CODESQuestions that the audience may ask themselves are;-   “Is she going to get with him?”-   “Who‟s going ...
TEEN - HISTORY-   Started in the 1950‟s, concept of the „teenager‟ was born which was the idea    of a stage between child...
TEEN – WHAT YOU SEE IN THE FILMSYou usually see;-   Proms-   Alcohol-   Illegal substances e.g. drugs-   High school parti...
TEEN - IDEOLOGYIn teen films the audience expect;-   A bit of drama-   Romance-   Comedy-   Today‟s teen movies in the UK,...
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  1. 1. COMEDYTop 10;1) The Hangover (2009)2) The Lady Killers (1955)3) Easy A (2010)4) Other Guys (2010)5) Norbit (2007)6) Don‟t Mess With The Zohan (2008)7) Kick Ass (2010)8) Jackass 3D (2010)9) Yogi Bear (2010)10) Brides Maids (2011)
  2. 2. COMEDY – CHARACTERSTypical characters in a Comedy film;- Funny person/ not funny person (makes the funny person look even funnier)- The crazy person- The one who‟s always up for a good time- The boring person
  3. 3. COMEDY – TYPICAL SETTINGTypical setting for a comedy is;- Settings can be anywhere for a comedy film, however some settings contradictthe fact that it‟s a comedy, for example; A dark forest may give the audience thewrong impression that the film is a horror film.
  4. 4. COMEDY – NARRATIVE THEMEYou can‟t always predict what narrative theme will go through the film, they‟re all different due to the different types of comedies;- Action Comedy- Horror Comedy- Slap-Stick Comedy- Silent Comedy..
  5. 5. COMEDY – ICONOGRAPHY/PROPSProps used in comedies can be;- Water pistol- Balloons- And clowns
  6. 6. COMEDY – ENIGMA CODESQuestion’s the audience may ask themselves;- “why are they going to do that for?”- “how are they going to do that?”- “what makes them do this sort of stuff?”
  7. 7. COMEDY - HISTORYThe comedy films industry has had a history way back to 19th century, from classics such as watering the gardener (1895) to recent films such as the hangover (2009).
  8. 8. COMEDY – WHAT YOU SEE IN THE FILMIn a comedy film, you generally see;- People messing around/ having fun- Someone taking the mick out of other people- People acting like fools
  9. 9. COMEDY - IDEOLOGYPeople’s attitudes, values and beliefs about a Comedy are;- To be entertained- To be able to relax whilst watching the film- They want to laugh at the film, enjoy it
  10. 10. CRIME + GANGSTERTop 10;1) Get Carter (1971)2) The Long Good Friday (1980‟s)3) Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels (1988)4) The Italian Job (1969original / 2003latest)5) The Lady Killers (2004)6) Sexy Beast (2000)7) The Lavender Hill Mob (early 1950‟s)8) Layer Cake (2004)9) Snatch (2000)10) I‟ll Sleep When I‟m Dead (2003)
  11. 11. CRIME AND GANGSTER – CHARACTERSTypes of characters that are in Crime and Gangster movies are;- Gangsters- MOBs- Drug dealers- Family members- Police- Agents- Bank robbers
  12. 12. CRIME AND GANGSTER – TYPICAL SETTINGTypical settings in a Crime and Gangster movie may include;- Office- Big house/ mansion- Factories- Streets- Crowded cities- Dark night clubs
  13. 13. CRIME AND GANGSTER – NARRATIVE THEME’STypical narrative theme‟s may include;- Life of crime- Gang bank robber- Raised in a poor/ rough area- Law breakers- Mysteries “Who stole the valuables?”- How will the police catch them?- Who murdered who?- How will they get the money?
  14. 14. CRIME AND GANGSTER – ICONOGRAPHY/PROPSTypical props used in Crime and Gangster films are;- Guns- Cars- Drugs- Weapons- Money
  15. 15. CRIME AND GANGSTER – ENIGMA CODESQuestions the audience may ask themselves;- How are they going to kill them?- What is going to happen when they meet?- How long will it be for the police to get there?- What will the police do?- How are they going to torture the others?- Is there more to come?
  16. 16. CRIME AND GANGSTER - HISTORYLights of New York (1928) – young boy getting conned – cop-killing gangster.The Musketeers of Pig Alley (1912) – man gets robbed, recognized crook later, can he get his money back?Conclusion;Compared to now-a-days Crime and Gangster movies, the narrative has slightly changed, but with the same/similar settings.
  17. 17. CRIME AND GANGSTER – WHAT YOU SEE IN MOVIESWhat you would normally see in Crime and Gangster movies;- Fast Cars- Piles of cash/money- Death/murder- “Sexy” Women- Chase (police)
  18. 18. CRIME AND GANGSTER - IDEOLOGY- “Crime doesn‟t pay”- “Pursuit of the American Dream”- Success and wealth- Doomed to failure- Criminals – Victims of circumstance (both sides of the story are told)
  19. 19. DRAMATop 10;1) The Shawshank Redemption (1994)2) The Godfather (1972)3) The Godfather: Part 2 (1974)4) 12 Angry Men (1957)5) Schindlers List (1993)6) One Flew Over The Cuckoo‟s Nest (1975)7) Seven Samurai (1954)8) The Dark Knight (2008)9) The Lord Of The Rings: The Return of the King (2003)10) Star Wars: Episode V – The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
  20. 20. DRAMA – CHARACTERSTypes of characters in a drama are;- Police- Teenagers- Forensic scientists- The „innocent one‟- The one who gets the blame- Group of friends
  21. 21. DRAMA – TYPICAL SETTINGTypes of settings in a Drama;- Western Opera- Hospital/ doctors surgery- Gambling/ casino- Police station- Park- Somebody‟s house- Estate- Etc..
  22. 22. DRAMA – NARRATIVE THEMETypical narrative theme‟s that run through drama‟s are;- Somebody slowly dying- Somebody getting bullied then gaining respect- A fight- A murder that needs to be investigated
  23. 23. DRAMA – ICONOGRAPHY/PROPSTypical props that would be used in a drama are;- Police cars- Ambulance- Blue Lights
  24. 24. DRAMA – ENIGMA CODESEnigma codes that may be used in a drama are;- What keeps the audience attached- What‟s going to happen to them- What is going to happen next
  25. 25. DRAMA - HISTORY- 10,000BC (2008) – dramatic – tribes – nothing to be known as some God.- Asian Drama – Development of Greek God/ Roman Drama - Developed 2nd Century BCE & 1st Century CE - Village theatre (no cinema)
  26. 26. DRAMA – WHAT YOU SEE IN THE MOVIESTypical things you may see in a drama movie;- Action- Suspense- Emergency Services
  27. 27. DRAMA - IDEOLOGYPeople‟s attitudes, values and belief‟s in drama are;- They expect there to be action- They expect there to be suspense- They expect the film to contain a message
  28. 28. TEENTop 10;1) Fame (1980)2) Dirty Dancing (1987)3) Hairspray (1988)4) American Pie (1999)5) Romeo + Juliet (1996)6) The House Bunny (2008)7) 17 Again (2009)8) She‟s The Man (2006)9) Jennifer‟s Body (2009)10) Mean Girls (2004)
  29. 29. TEEN – CHARACTERSIn a typical Teen film, you will normally see these types of characters;- The jock/ cheerleader- The Princess- The geek/ nerd- The rebel- The Misfit/ outcast- The new boy/girl- The Loner- The Band geek- The average boy/girl (boy/girl next door)
  30. 30. TEEN – TYPICAL SETTINGIn a Teen film, a typical setting would normally be;- School – prom, canteen- Shopping mall- Bars
  31. 31. TEEN – NARRATIVEIn a typical Teen film focus on;- Teen issues (giving them something to relate to and to make sense of the world)- Us Teen‟s seek representations of ourselves in Teen Films
  32. 32. TEEN – ICONOGRAPHY/PROPSTypical Teen props;- Mobile Phone- Cars- Latest Technology (Laptops, MP3‟s etc)
  33. 33. TEEN – ENIGMA CODESQuestions that the audience may ask themselves are;- “Is she going to get with him?”- “Who‟s going to get prom king/ queen”- “What‟s going to happen at that party?”- “Will they ever find out what she does?”
  34. 34. TEEN - HISTORY- Started in the 1950‟s, concept of the „teenager‟ was born which was the idea of a stage between childhood and adulthood.- Rock „n‟ Roll was the sound that defined the 50‟s adolescence/ teenagers and was used in early teen movies like „Rock Around The Clock‟ 1956
  35. 35. TEEN – WHAT YOU SEE IN THE FILMSYou usually see;- Proms- Alcohol- Illegal substances e.g. drugs- High school parties + all night raves- Relationships- Social groups and cliques- Some losing their virginity (or considering it)
  36. 36. TEEN - IDEOLOGYIn teen films the audience expect;- A bit of drama- Romance- Comedy- Today‟s teen movies in the UK, crime. But in America, about college, partying, alcohol, prom king/queen etc. Its more materialistic in the USA.- General fun movie
  37. 37. END..Thanks for watching.

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